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FLASH - Birth of first Haitian baby with microcephaly or small head due to Zika virus

What is Microcephaly in a new born baby?

A pregnant Haitian woman who came to Florida delivered a baby with microcephaly or with small head. According to the Florida Department of Health, the mother was infected with the Zika virus in Haiti before she came to the United States.

Microcephaly is a major birth defects often caused by the Zika virus where a baby's head is much smaller than expected. During pregnancy, a baby's head is expected to grows as the baby's brain grows. However, Microcephaly can occur if the baby's brain did not developed properly during pregnancy

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What should the Caribbean nations expect from BREXIT?

How Brexit will affect the Caribbean countries

The recent decision for the United kingdom to remove itself from the European Union (EU) will likely have far reaching effect than predicted. The Caribbean nations are not immune from this new period of uncertainty, thanks to the BREXIT people who felt their country is being invaded by foreign workers and they must get out of the EU in order to protect themselves.

The long term effect in the Caribbean as a result of the British withdrawal from the European Union include:
1) A possible negative impact on Caribbean immigration into Europe, trade, UK's overseas territories,
2) A long period of uncertainty as Britain is Figuring out its foreign trade and development policy,
3) Implication for CARICOM going forward.

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National Assembly on continuity status as no decision reached

National Assemby on continuity status as no decision reached

The National Assembly in Haiti had an all night session last night and as usual, nothing was accomplished. The session finally ended on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 around 4:00AM. The Senators and Deputies were unable to to find an understanding to resolve their current difference. To be more direct, The government was unable to satisfy the demand of some Senators and Deputies to get their votes.

We were informed that a shake-up was required at the level of the ministerial cabinet to solve the current impasse. According to some members interviewed, Senator You Latortue and two others wants to have to more people appointed to ministerial positions before they allow a vote in favor of Jocelerme Privert

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What is Brexit or British withdrawal from the European Union?

UK has voted to leave the European Union

The English dictionary has an new work. It is called Brexit or a shortened from "British exit" to Brexit. British withdrawal from the European Union was a political goal that has been pursued by various individuals, advocacy groups, and political parties since the United Kingdom joined the European Union (EU) in 1973.

The European Union or the EU is an economic and political partnership involving 28 European countries. It has grown to become a "single market" in Europe, allowing goods and people to move freely around. A single currency, the euro, is in use in 19 of the member countries. The European Union has its own parliament responsible to create rules in a wide range of areas

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$800,000 Deputy Rony Celestin's home taken by Government

A $800,000 Home occupied by Deputy Rony Celestin confiscated

A Home estimated at $800,000 belonging to Deputy Rony Celestin has been confiscated by the Haitian government. From what we understand, the order was given by the Lead agency for domestic enforcement of federal drug laws, and for coordinating and pursuing U.S. drug investigations abroad, DEA.

The home is located at Thomassin 48 and this is where some agents of CONALD proceeded a t the confiscation of the home. Other information obtained revealed that this particular house in fact belongs to Mr. Sergo Edouard who is currently in prison in the US.

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Actress Nice Simon placed as new Mayor of Tabarre

Mayor of Tabarre Nice Simon with Deputy Gracia Delva

This is Actress Nice Simon as she was installed as the new Mayor of Tabarre on Monday, June 27, 2016. Present at the ceremony was Deputy of Tabarre, Caleb Desrameaux, Gracia Delvas. Ms. Simon became popular in the movie "I Love You Anne". She played the role of the intimate friend of Don Kato.

What do you think?

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Gin yo pon istorik nan Florida Keys ki plis ke 35, 862 pye

The history of the Seven Mile Bridge in the Florida Keys

Èske w te konnen pa lwen Miami, gen yon pon ke yo considerede kom youn nan pon ki pi long nan ègzistans jodi a. Se yon pon ki plis ke 11 km ki sitiye nan Florida Keys yo. Gen de pon kòt a kòt, yon nouvo ak youn ki ansyen. Aktyèl nouvo Pon an wout modèn te konstwi soti nan 1978 pou 1982 epi li se ouvè a trafik machin. Longè a manm pon nouvo an se 35, 862 pye ( 10,931 m) oswa 6.79 mil ( 10.93 km)

ENGLISH:

The Seven Mile Historic Bridge in the Florida Keys

Did you know that right here, not far from Miami, there is a bridge that is one of the longest in existence today. The Seven Mile Bridge is a famous bridge located in the Florida Keys. It is listed among the longest bridges in existence. There are two bridges in this location. The current modern road bridge was constructed from 1978 to 1982 and it is open to vehicle traffic. The total length of the new bridge is 35,862 ft (10,931 m) or 6.79 miles (10.93 km)

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Flash - Haitians attacked Dominican soldiers, escaping with their weapons

Just in - The news of the day

Two Dominican soldiers were the victims in an attack by illegal Haitians workers attempting to cross the border. The incident took place early this Saturday around 4:00AM IN Los Palos Blancos community in Dajabon. According to the report, a large group of Haitians immigrants were intercepted by the a Captain and a Sergeant of the Dominican army on patrol. The Haitian immigrants who were n armed with knives and machetes turned on the Dominican soldiers and brutally assaulted them. The border agents are in critical condition as they received severe injuries such as fracture of the skull, head trauma, facial and nasal injuries.

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Haitian immigrant with Olympic Torch in Brazil carries

Haitian Abdias Dolce carried Olympic Torch in Brazil carries

Abdias Dolce who was among more than 40,000 Haitians who emigrated to Brazil following the 2010 earthquake had the privilege to carry the Olympic Torch through the streets of Manaus in Brazil in June, 2016. He received warm cheers from the crowd as he was staging the Olympic Torch Relay

Dolce stated that he was representing over 40,000 immigrants from Haiti who came to Brazil following the earthquake. He was very appreciative of the people of Brazil and Manaus in particular. Abdias Dolce who had managed to lean Portuguese in a relatively short period of time said that his three most favorite passions in Brazil are: Carnival, Football and music.

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Emeline Michel and Dener Ceide performing at the White House

Emeline Michel at the White House for Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Here is Emeline Michel and Dener Ceide Perform the popular song "Merci Bondier" at the White House on the occasion of Caribbean Heritage Month Celebration. It has been estimated that over 10 million people from 30 Caribbean territories have played a role in shaping America.

Here is Emeline Michel and Dener Ceide Performing "Merci Bondier" at White House for Caribbean Heritage Celebration

In 2004, Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced legislation proclaiming a month dedicated as Caribbean-American History Month. President George W. Bush was the first president to issue the proclamation declaring June Caribbean-American Heritage Month on June 5, 2006.

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